Willow Morning

Willow Morning

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Folk - Contemporary | Ohio, United States
Total Song Plays: 42   
Member Since: 2010
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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"On May 15, 2010 Willow Morning was featured on the LIVE Internet/Radio Show "The Every Woman Show". This interview was recorded in its entirety and may be listened to at one's leisure as it was broken into 4 segments. We invite you to listen and get to know us better!"

-- DJ "Mellow Dee", interviewer, WVQC.ORG Radio Free Cincinnati 95.7FM

Willow Morning

Willow Morning brings together three musical styles and talents under one name. Jamie Fóta describes her songs as "sort of a melting-pot fusion of everyone she's ever liked." Jamie has been creating and performing a body of original work, telling the truth of her experiences as a woman through music. Her music is a unique expression of affirmation, spirituality, romance, politics and playfulness, ranging in style from New Folk to Light Rock. She has been recognized widely in the genre of Women's Music, in which she has pockets of fervent fans throughout the United States and in several other countries. Fóta has a diverse and energetic sound; the variety of styles ensures that the music touches all of her listeners.

Even as a pre-teenager, Ty Chanson's vocal and (self-taught) 12 string guitar talents, shone through. People stopped and took notice of her rich mezzo-soprano voice in her high school vocal arts ensemble. Ty went on to perform in night clubs, on college campuses and military bases in the 1980s. She has also been a "video jockey" on live country music television. Ty's songs will never tell the same story twice because she's never lived the same story twice! From customer service representative to music director, from school bus driver to horse groomer; from lighting and sound technician to animal health technician; Her lyrics are as varied as her life.

Marcia Gallas was a natural-born drummer, according to her parents. Her earliest percussion influence was classical (Bizet). From playing pop-rock in grade school to embracing big-band jazz drumming at age 13, Marcia went on to study as many genres as she could sink her teeth into. Gallas has played at numerous music festivals, for lyric opera companies, choirs, bands and orchestras. She has managed an orchestra, played in the orchestra pits for musical theatre and loves when the opportunity comes along to play timpani! She has been lauded for her versatility as well as her sensitivity as a drummer and a percussionist.

These three women have joined together to create a unique and compelling sound that will make you stop, listen and want to join in!

Instrumentation:
Jamie Fóta vocals, guitar and mandolin
Ty Chanson vocals, guitar and electric bass
Marcia Gallas drums and percussion

Discography:

"Willow Morning", (self-titled cd), released April, 2011

Jamie Fóta cd
"Out Of The Silence"
"Dare To Dream"

Ty Chanson
"By Request"
Tom Wilkinson "Fiddlin' Around" with Ty Chanson on Guitar

Marcia Gallas
"Out Of The Silence", (with Jamie Fóta)
"Growing Into Our Roots", "Sing To The Universe Who We Are" and "We Who Make Our Meaning Clear" with MUSE Cincinnati Women's Choir
"From Women's Faces Plus" with Therese Edell
"From The Soul" with Lee Hoffman
"Adopted Strangers" with Ginny Frazier

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Help us win Sweetwater Gearfest by downloading a free tune!
Posted on May 03, 2010 at 08:20 PM

Please go to http://www.sweetwatersongcontest.com/BandDetails.aspx?b=13477&sr=false&bn=Willow%20Morning

You can download Willow Morning's song, "Here I Am" written by Ty Chanson. You get a free download and you help Willow Morning at the same time. The artist/band with the most song downloads can win free studio time, a music video, cool gear and more. Thanks for helping. Thanks for visiting our fan page